Lyme disease: A tick-borne spirochetosis
- W. Burgdorfer, A. Barbour, S. F. Hayes, J. Benach, E. Grunwaldt, J. P. Davis
- Medicine, Biology
- 15 August 1983
A treponema-like spirochete was detected in and isolated from adult Ixodes dammini, the incriminated tick vector of Lyme disease, and it is suggested that the newly discovered spiroChete is involved in the etiology of Lyme Disease.
The spirochetal etiology of Lyme disease.
- A. Steere, R. Grodzicki, S. Malawista
- Medicine, BiologyNew England Journal of Medicine
- 31 March 1983
It is concluded that the I. dammini spirochete is the causative agent of Lyme disease and nymphal or adult lxodes dammini ticks in Connecticut.
Lyme disease-a tick-borne spirochetosis?
- W. Burgdorfer, A. Barbour, S. F. Hayes, J. Benach, E. Grunwaldt, J. Davis
- Medicine, BiologyScience
- 1 August 1983
Lyme borreliosis: relation of its causative agent to its vectors and hosts in North America and Europe.
- R. Lane, J. Piesman, W. Burgdorfer
- Biology, MedicineAnnual Review of Entomology
Recapitulation des travaux portant sur les relations entre B. burgdorferi, les differents arthropodes vecteurs et leurs hotes vertebres en Amerique et en en Europe
Serologic typing of rickettsiae of the spotted fever group by microimmunofluorescence.
- R. Philip, E. Casper, W. Burgdorfer, R. Gerloff, L. E. Hughes, E. J. Bell
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of Immunology
- 1 November 1978
The micro-immunofluorescence (micro-IF) method was used to type rickettsiae belonging to the spotted fever or typhus groups according to their surface antigens, and results obtained by micro-IF are in general agreement with other procedures for antigenic differentiation of ricksettsiae belong to the SFG and TG.
Nonpathogenic rickettsiae in Dermacentor andersoni: a limiting factor for the distribution of Rickettsia rickettsii.
- W. Burgdorfer, S. F. Hayes, A. Mavros
Spirochetes isolated from the blood of two patients with Lyme disease.
We isolated spirochetes from the blood of 2 of 36 patients in Long Island and Westchester County, New York, who had signs and symptoms suggestive of Lyme disease. The spirochetes were morphologically…
Tick-borne relapsing fever in the northwestern United States and southwestern Canada.
- M. Dworkin, D. E. Anderson, W. Burgdorfer
- MedicineClinical Infectious Diseases
It is demonstrated that TBRF is underrecognized and underreported and may be falsely identified as Lyme disease.
The western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus: a vector of Borrelia burgdorferi.
- W. Burgdorfer, R. Lane, A. Barbour, R. Gresbrink, J. Anderson
- Biology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
- 1 September 1985
Investigating the significance of the western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus, as a vector of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in northern California and southwestern Oregon from 1982 to 1984 found a generalized infection of all the tissues, with midgut, central ganglion and ovary or testes showing heavy spirochetal infections.
MECHANISMS OF TRANSOVARIAL INFECTION OF SPOTTED FEVER RICKETTSIAE IN TICKS
- W. Burgdorfer, L. P. Brinton
- Medicine, BiologyAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
- 1 November 1975
Field investigations by Ricketts in western Montana on Rocky Mountain spotted fever established the principal features responsible for the persistence of Rickettsia rickettsii in nature and proved conclusively that the wood tick, bermacentor andersoni, is the vector.